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Gym Climbing: Maximizing Your Indoor Experience (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

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From the editor of "Urban Climber" magazine comes solid, clear instruction that takes gym climbers from novice to master. Gym climbing has evolved into a sport in its own right and Burbach has been there to spur it on.

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From the editor of Urban Climber magazine: solid, clear instruction that takes gym climbers from novice to master. Gym climbing has evolved into a sport in its own right and Matt Burbach has been there to spur it on. He established, developed, and directed the Indoor Climbing School of Earth Treks Climbing Center in Maryland, the largest climbing gym on the east coast. Now he presents the same techniques and training exercises honed by coaching hundreds of climbers. Burbach covers all aspects of indoor rock climbing in detail, including what to look for in a gym, analysis of equipment and how it works, proper top-rope systems management, and movement technique. More advanced indoor climbers will appreciate chapters on topics such as indoor leading, competition climbing, and bouldering. For outdoor rock climbers now training in gyms, this guide aids the "reverse" transition from climbing on real rock to pulling on plastic.

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guillaume_349, November 8, 2006 (view all comments by guillaume_349)
It is a best way to start as a beginner,I red it myself and found it very interesting even for an intermediate climber.Best buy!!!
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ISBN:
9780898867428
Author:
Burbach, Matt
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Climbing gyms.
Subject:
Indoor rock climbing.
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Copyright:
Series:
Mountaineers Outdoor Expert
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.48x7.12x.44 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , From the editor of Urban Climber magazine: solid, clear instruction that takes gym climbers from novice to master. Gym climbing has evolved into a sport in its own right and Matt Burbach has been there to spur it on. He established, developed, and directed the Indoor Climbing School of Earth Treks Climbing Center in Maryland, the largest climbing gym on the east coast. Now he presents the same techniques and training exercises honed by coaching hundreds of climbers. Burbach covers all aspects of indoor rock climbing in detail, including what to look for in a gym, analysis of equipment and how it works, proper top-rope systems management, and movement technique. More advanced indoor climbers will appreciate chapters on topics such as indoor leading, competition climbing, and bouldering. For outdoor rock climbers now training in gyms, this guide aids the "reverse" transition from climbing on real rock to pulling on plastic.
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